Overview

Trek Grade: Moderate

Summers in India are often long, and sometimes you need a break from the hot and humid weather. You can take this opportunity and plan a getaway to the Himalayas. Go on Mount Patalsu Peak trek if you want your vacations to be full of excitement. This trek will give you magnificent views of many snowbound peaks of the Dhauladhar and Great Himalayan ranges.

Mt. Patalsu is at 13,845 ft in Himachal Pradesh (Land of Snow Mountains) is the perfect destination for an enjoyable and relaxed five days ultimate high altitude trek.

Mount Patalsu Peak trekking will transport you to the beautiful meadow of Shaga Dugh. You will meander through mixed forests of oak and pine, and as you reach higher altitudes, you will see giant slopes of the Solang Valley. Here the pine and oak vegetation will be taken over by groves of Deodar, and white mountains will be visible in the distance. 


Caution & Remarks:

  • Even though participants do not need to submit any health certificates those with a history of medical problems, particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before undertake the trip.
  • Individuals with allergies and minor health issues should carry appropriate prescribed medication.
  • Avoid medication such as sleeping tablets, sedatives, strong painkillers, and anti histamines as these depress the respiration and increase the risk of (AMS - Acute Mountain Sickness), especially while asleep.
  • Smoking and alcoholic beverages not allowed during the trek.
  • Participants are advised to purchase travel insurance that provide care and services for sickness, accidents, emergency rescue.
  • Leave behind a copy of the trip itinerary and contact details with friends or home for emergencies.
5 Nights 6 Days 19 Nov, 20 Nov, 21 Nov, and more Burwa, Himachal Pradesh
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Manali to Manali Transfers
  • Food and Accommodation (4 People in 1 Room/ Tent)
  • Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation 
  • Guide / Cook and other Professionals

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any personal expense like laundry, tips etc.
  • Additional porterage or transportation
  • Any expense caused by Natural Calamities
  • Any expense due to accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
  • Meals/ services beyond what's listed in the itinerary
Itinerary

A Six Days High Altitude Trek for Mountain Lovers

Day 1: Manali to Shikhar Par

Manali is at an altitude of around 6,730 feet, and it is a popular summer as well as winter destination. Deodar forests on the hills, the Beas River flowing through the town, and snow-clad mountains in the distance give it a mesmerizing look. The region experiences cool and pleasant weather conditions for most part of the year.

Reporting Time: 06 am to 10 am
  • Drive of 4 Kms from Manali to Shikhar Par for a comfortable home like stay
  • Breakfast
  • Room Allotment
  • Introduction – Mountain Do’s and Don’t’s
  • Group Activity
  • Lunch and Rest
  • Acclimatization trek to “Jogini Water Fall”
  • High Tea & Snacks
  • Group Discussions
  • Evening Hot Soup
  • Dinner and Lights off

Day 2: Burwa To Solang Nallah

Time taken: 3 to 4 hours, 4 km

​Begin the Patalsu Peak trek after freshening up in the morning. Travel to the old bridge across the Beas River. The starting section of your journey will take you along the river for three to four hours. On the way you will pass the villages of Burwa and Shanag. You will cross the Beas River near the Solang Valley, and then continue trekking up to your campsite. The camps will be set-up on the banks of the river below the Solang village. Overnight stay in Tents

  • Morning tea
  • Breakfast (after breakfast move to Solang Nallah)
  • Lunch at campsite (Solang Nallah)
  • Tent Allotment and Relax
  • Group Activity or Visit to Solang Nallah Ground to Enjoy Paragliding (at your own cost)
  • High Tea and Welcome Drink
  • Evening Hot Soup
  • Group Discussions and briefing for the next day
  • Dinner and Rest to get ready for the next day 

Day 3: Solang Nallah to Shaga Dugh 

Time taken: 3 to 3 ½ hours, 3.5 km

This section of Patalsu Peak trekking will transport you to the beautiful meadow of Shaga dugh. You will meander through mixed forests of oak and pine, and as you reach higher altitudes, you will see giant slopes of the Solang Valley. Here the pine and oak vegetation will be taken over by groves of Deodar, and white mountains will be visible in the distance. You will continue hiking through the valley, and pass the village of Solang. After a long and gruelling climb, you will reach Shaga Dugh. Shaga Dugh is a lush alpine grassland where you will stay overnight in Tent.

  • Breakfast (after breakfast move to Shaga Dugh)
  • Lunch at campsite (Shaga Dugh)
  • Tent Allotment and Relax
  • Group Activity 
  • High Tea and Snacks
  • Evening Hot Soup
  • Group Discussions and briefing for the next day
  • Dinner and lights off

Day 4: Shaga Dugh to Mt. Patalsu Peak

Time taken: 6 to 7 hours, 7 km

Prepare yourselves for the Beautiful section of Patalsu Peak. The first hour of the walk will be through a mixed forest of conifers and oak. After this section is over, you will have scaled a substantial height, and the trees will disappear altogether. The rest of the trail is exposed, rocky and relatively unmarked. After about 4 hours of hiking, you will conquer the Patalsu Peak, which is roughly 13845 feet high. The journey will give you magnificent views of many snowbound peaks of the Dhauladhar and Great Himalayan ranges. Later in the day, start descending and retrace the path to the Shagadugh campsite.

  • Breakfast (after breakfast move to Mt. Patalsu Peak)
  • Packed Lunch for Summit Day
  • High Tea and Snacks
  • Evening Hot Soup
  • Group Discussions and briefing for the next day
  • Dinner and lights off

Day 5: Shaga Dugh to Burwa – Shikhar Par

Time taken: 4 to 5 hours, 7 km

Start your journey to Solang Nallah from Shaga dugh early in the morning. At Solang Nalla, board a vehicle and drive back to Shikhar Par. 

  • Breakfast (after breakfast move to Burwa)
  • Lunch at campsite
  • Rest and Free for Local Sight Seeing
  • Evening Hot Soup
  • Group Discussions and briefing for the next day
  • Dinner and lights off

Day 6: Shikhar Par to Manali and departure

  • Morning Tea
  • Breakfast 
  • Feedback Session and Vote of Thanks
  • Leave from Shikhar Par to Manali,
  • From Manali, you can take buses to Chandigadh or Delhi

In case, anyone drops out during the trek: 

If for some reason a participant has to drop out from the trek on any day then Shikhar Par Adventure will make arrangements for his/ her return upto Manali. A staff will accompany the participant to the Manali. Manali transportation and stay cost at any location including Manali has to be borne by the participant.

Trek Planning and Operations: Mountain Sports Academy, India
Trek Organisers: Shikhar Par Adventure, Manali
Pickup point
Destination
Patalsu Peak, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh, India View on Map